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    Re:DNS trust
    by Anonymous on Wednesday August 06 2003, @02:01PM (#12030)
    "... with the purchase of domain names for legit purposes in decline, ..." Wrong. Purchases of domain names for legit purposes are increasing, not declining. When compared to the numbers of speculative and defensive registrations, numbers of legit-use registrations seem small. But the number of legit-use registrations IS increasing, not declining. Otherwise, the speculators wouldn't be doing so well. No point speculating if nobody is buying. End users are just pickier now, because a good (.com) domain costs alot of money. End users are slowly learning about .us, .biz, and .info, and those resales are increasing, not declining, as time goes by. Check out dnforum.com if you want to keep current. Otherwise, stop blowing hot air.
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